This Spring Break, PhillyGoes2College will host its 2nd annual series of free college related activities for high school students. S.W.A.G. events will be held in conjunction with this year's Philadelphia School District, Spring Break, March 25-28, 2013.
Dedication like yours, along with the can-do attitude of thousands of volunteers all over the city, is exactly what we need to meet our goals. Got a project in mind for this year's Philly Spring Cleanup? Here's your chance to bring it to life.
AmeriCorps Week is a celebration of AmeriCorps members, former and current, and their service in communities throughout the nation. AmeriCorps Week 2013 will take place from Saturday, March 09, 2013 to Sunday, March 17, 2013.
Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced the first annual Mayor’s Award for Distinguished National Service to recognize the outstanding contributions of a current AmeriCorps member, a current Senior Corps member and a National Service alumnus living in Philadelphia.
On May 5th, Philadelphia Parks and Recreation will be hosting the Annual Blue Cross Broad Street Run. The proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. The success of the event depends on the volunteers from the Philadelphia area. As the race grows, so does our need for volunteers!
Wawa Welcome America! is looking for college students to assist with event planning.
Be an event star! Earn valuable experience and build your resume. Wawa Welcome America! is looking for interns to help with the planning of one of the nation’s largest summer festivals, beginning this spring.
The Salvation Army will be collecting donations in City buildings through December 21st and all of the City's Fire Houses will be collecting toys for the Marine Corp's "Toys for Tots" Holiday Toy Drive through December 17th.
On September 11th, Mayor Michael A. Nutter presented the first annual Mission365 Active Citizenship Award to former Tuskegee Airman, Major John L. Harrison, Jr., marking the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance and the launch of Global Citizen's Mission365 volunteer program.
Founded in New York City on September 10, 2009 by 17 mayors from cities around the nation, Cities of Service is a bipartisan coalition of mayors who have committed to work together to lead a multi-year effort to expand impact volunteerism. The coalition has rapidly grown since its inception and now includes more than 100 mayors, representing more than 49 million Americans across the nation.
In cities across America today, citizen service is often an underutilized or inefficiently utilized strategy by municipal governments. Cities of Service supports mayors to leverage citizen service strategies, addressing local needs and making government more effective.